Cyclist feeling safe to run red lights

Monash University academics recently examined why Australian cyclist run red lights.

The researchers, from the Monash University Accident Research Centre (MUARC), surveyed more than 2000 cyclists and found that almost 40% of cyclists have reported committing red light infringements.

One of the most common reasons for a cyclist running a red light was that they were unable to activate the sensors on the road.

Through finding out why cyclists run red lights, researchers are able to come up with more effective ways to improve cyclist safety outside of handing out fines.

Read more at Monash University